BBC Fast Track - Insider Guide (October 2011)

The Northern Lights in November and December which according to Nasa will be at their most intense for 50 years.
Iceland is also hosting an art installation by Yoko Ono - a tower of light that will be in place until December 8th, the day her husband John Lennon was killed.
And Egypt has opened the Avenue of the Sphinxes after five years of restoration works.